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Jon Blow: Social games are evil

Indie developer Jon Blow, who hates being quoted, has been quoted as saying that social games like Farmville are evil and intentionally degrade the quality of a player's life.  "There's no other word for it except evil," said the Braid...

 
 
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Zynga spreads to Yahoo this week with FarmVille

FarmVille and its evil cousins, FrontierVille and Mafia Wars, are everywhere you look these days, but now they're set to pop up in even more places as Zynga will launch some of their properties on Yahoo, says Next Gen. I could only tak...

 
 
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Zynga boss allegedly hates innovation, loves evil

A former Zynga employee has spilled the beans on boss Mark Pincus, alleging that he encourages the theft of ideas and going so far as to call the FarmVille developer evil.  The ex-worker claims that Pincus said these exact words when t...

 
 
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The Jimquisition: Why you're dumber than casual gamers

This week's Jimquisition was recorded in an apartment with busted air conditioning during a record-breaking heatwave. Yeah, that blazer was a mistake. Fortunately, the video doesn't pick up the intense amounts of leaking salt water that wa...

 
 
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Bethesda dev doesn't 'get' Facebook games

Facebook games are frighteningly popular and able to make huge amounts of money for very little investment. Nevertheless, major developers have thus far expressed a total disinterest in it, the latest being Bethesda's Todd Howard. "I've got...

 
 
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Softbank + Zynga: Japan is about to get Farmville'd?

[as posted on Japanator] I don't see Farmville or any of Zynga's other properties appealing to the Japanese public, but I guess I didn't see them appealing to me either. I'll admit that I'm addicted to Frontierville, Zynga's newest Facebo...

 
 
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Destructoid vs. Frontierville: Talking sh*t

The fine editors of Destructoid are hard-hitting journalists dedicated to giving you, the hardcore gamer, all the facts fit to flaunt. This is why, for the past several days, we have been clobbering snakes, scaring bears, and feeding chicke...

 
 
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Destructoid vs. FrontierVille: The great chicken scandal

The fine editors of Destructoid are hard-hitting journalists dedicating to giving you, the hardcore gamer, all the facts fit to flaunt. This is why, for the past several days, we have been clobbering snakes, scaring bears, and feeding chic...

 
 
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Destructoid vs. FrontierVille: Neighbor FAIL

The fine editors of Destructoid are hard-hitting journalists dedicating to giving you, the hardcore gamer, all the facts fit to flaunt. This is why, for the past several days, we have been clobbering snakes, scaring bears, and feeding chick...

 
 




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